burden of disease

Report

31 Jan 2019

Australians as a whole enjoy good health, but the benefits are not shared equally by all. People who are socioeconomically disadvantaged have, on average, greater levels of cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). This report uses latest available data to measure socioeconomic...

Report

The predicted human and financial costs of rheumatic heart disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2016-2031
14 Dec 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have some of the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the world. This report outlines the trajectory of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and RHD in Australia until 2031, assuming only the current levels of funding and attention...

Report

13 Nov 2018

Mesothelioma in Australia – infocus presents the latest available information on the incidence of mesothelioma in Australia, along with mortality and information on previous asbestos exposure.

Strategy

24 Oct 2018

This report paints the clearest picture yet of the true burden of lung cancer in Australia, now and over the next decade. It hones in on the confronting challenges facing those living with lung cancer and outlines solutions to improve outcomes that are currently far...

Report

23 Oct 2018

In 2015–16, there were an estimated 18,746 new hip fractures in Australia, a crude rate of 199 hip fractures per 100,000 population aged 45 and over. This represents a decline in the rate of hip fractures over time, suggesting that measures to reduce risk factors...

Report

16 Oct 2018

Deloitte Access Economics has prepared this report for Novartis that provides insight into the burden of migraine in Australia.

Journal article

8 Oct 2018

Climate policies that integrate the price of greenhouse gas emissions into the price of food commodities in Australia are compatible with public health objectives to reduce diet‐related disease mortality.

Report

17 Sep 2018

Some Australian workers are forced into early retirement as a result of unforeseen illnesses. For these Australians, early retirement decreases their superannuation balances, their long-term wealth and the quality of their retirement over the long-term.

Report

5 Sep 2018

This report, commissioned by Arthritis New Zealand, highlights the staggering expenses associated with the direct, indirect, and for the first time, wellbeing costs of arthritis.

Report

An analysis of MS Research Australia’s platform – the Australian MS Longitudinal Study (AMSLS)
22 Aug 2018

New findings from this research report show that while the number of Australians living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) continues to rise – now at 25,600 – the course of the disease is shifting, with more people able to stay in work and needing less care...

Technical report

8 Aug 2018

This is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. The latest national report card reveals the strong links between chronic physical ill health and mental ill health....

Report

Report Card
7 Aug 2018

Australia’s Mental and Physical Health Tracker is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.

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Report

21 Jun 2018

This report, commissioned by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, measures the medical and economic opportunity costs associated with asbestos-related disease. The report looks at the direct health care costs, as well as the cost of productivity and other losses resulting from time out of...

Report

20 Jun 2018

Australia's health 2018 is the AIHW’s 16th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against...

Data portal

1 May 2018

This data visualisation tool provides interactive data displays of preliminary deaths and fatal burden estimates by disease or injury in Australia as part of the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015. It enables comparisons across age groups, sex and certain population groups. In addition, changes...

Briefing paper

11 Apr 2018

This research brief explores the impacts of cognitive ageing and decline on individuals, as well as on the wider Australian economy.

Report

29 Mar 2018

This report quantifies the health impacts that alcohol and illicit drug use places on Australia, including at-risk factors for other diseases and injuries. It estimates that alcohol and illicit drugs were collectively responsible for 6.7% of Australia’s disease burden in 2011.

Report

14 Mar 2018

This report’s purpose is to detail the cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden on remote and rural Australia, and to propose action to ameliorate CVD impacts. Many CVD events are preventable.

Journal article

26 Feb 2018

The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive synthesis of key information on diet and nutrition among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.

Report

30 Jan 2018

The 1.5 million Australians living with Type 2 Diabetes are twice as likely to suffer a sudden cardiac death, where the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops working, compared to those without the condition, according to this report.

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